Series: American Entrepreneurship in a Global Economy
Featured Blog Post
Jeffrey A. Robinson, Ph.D
Senior Fellow, The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, Rutgers Business School
“What is that? Socialism?” That was the reaction I got one time when I was introduced as a professor of social entrepreneurship. And my answer was, “No, it's not socialism.”
Welcome to America Abroad Media’s multimedia series focusing on entrepreneurship and enterprise in America. Featuring in-depth radio documentaries for broadcast on U.S. public radio stations, and this interactive webpage where you can share your stories and experiences, this timely initiative will look at the opportunities and challenges facing American entrepreneurs in today’s global economy.
LISTEN to the first and second radio shows by clicking on the program links at the bottom of the page.
SHARE YOUR STORY! Do you have an entrepreneurship experience to share? Upload a video, post a comment, or tweet about it, using the links to the right. Your story could be featured on our next radio program.
WATCH this entrepreneurial story about a local brewing company called Austin Beerworks, founded in 2011. Austin, Texas has been ranked among the best cities in America to start a business. Austin Beerworks co-founder Will Golden explains why.
Watch more entrepreneurship videos by browsing the video gallery below.
This initiative was made possible with the generous support of the John Templeton Foundation. We’re also grateful to Startup Weekend, Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Kauffman Foundation, The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, and Endeavor Global, for their assistance in identifying compelling stories from around the US.
Slideshow Credits - Reporting: Andrew Uhler, Photography: Filipa Rodrigues, Multimedia Production: Philippa Levenberg. Additional photos from Flickr Creative Commons contributors: Bruce Turner, Annie Lindgren, Damian Gadal, vrimamontes, timetrax23, pixajen, R Hensley, David Berkowitz, Nika, kmo, Neeta Lind, jdn, prind1m. Music: "The Mean Star-Milestones" by French Collective.